Exhibit W

THAD S. SMITH
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
ROOM 35 BELKNAP BLOCK

BILLINGS, MONTANA

Octo­ber 8, 1912

Sec­re­tary of the Inte­rior,
Depart­ment of Indain Affi­ars,
Wash­ing­ton D. C.

Dear Sir:

Miss Vio­let Creech of Billings claims that her grand­fa­ther was a full-blooded Delaware Indian and that she is inti­tled to an allot­ment in the Indian ter­ri­tory but has never recieved one.

She is about nine­teen years of age and claims the fol­low­ing table will show her Indian ancestry.

L.L. Creech (resid­ing at Billings Montana) — Father
E. W. Creech — Grand­fa­ther
Eliz­a­beth Creech (nee Eliz­a­beth Williams) — Grandmother
Eliz­a­beth Williams — Great Grand­mother
Tillie E. Fent now Tillie Creech — Mother
Mary F. Mar­shall (Mary F. Fent) — Grandmother
Lucinda Pringle (Lucinda Marshall) — Great Grand­mother
W. M. Fent — Great Grand­fa­ther
Eliz­a­beth Fent — Grand­mother
Eliz­a­beth Drake — Great Grand­mother
Sqire Zane — 3d Grandfather

Very truly yours,

(signed) Thad S. Smith

T. S. S./H. K. H.